Review from Tween ARC: Charlie Joe Jackson’s Guide to Not Reading

Wondering what new book to be on the lookout for?

 Check out Emily’s review of Charlie Joe Jackson’s guide to not reading:

Charlie Joe Jackson ( or Charlie Joe ) is in middle school. But, believe it or not he has only read one book in his entire life! When his only source to complete his schoolwork tattles, Charlie Joe finds himself in a major pickle. In this hilarious tale involving position papers, bad books, tons of tips, cute crushes, and bad backstabbers, you will laugh your head off and fall in love with the character and the book.

Ages: 9-14

Some bad words!

Other recommendations:
Toby recommends the graphic novel: Marvel 1602

Cailin enjoyed the suspense and mystery surrounding: The Visconti House

Emily recommends Printz Award winner: Shipbreaker

Kailey recommends: Clara Lee and the Applepie Dream


 Flint Heart (New Katherine Paterson, coming soon)

Cailin can’t say enough good things about the amazing: Wonderstruck (New Brian Selznick coming soon)

Robert couldn’t put down: Gregor the Overlander (it’s a series!)

And Cailin also enjoyed: Skary Childrin and the carousel of sorrow
(New–In Process)

Stay tuned for more recommendations from the ‘Tween ARC club. By the way, if you’re in 4th or 5th grade, and LOVE to read and talk about books…there’s room in the ARC! Register on-line!


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